Photo: Unloading Coal From A Boxcar


Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: Unloading Coal From A Boxcar

Photo from the Wisconsin Historical Society:

https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Image/IM89059

Assuming the description is correct, I guess if you don’t have a coal dock and you only need a small amount of coal you ask for a boxcar instead of a hopper.

Those sure look like large chunks of coal, though.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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